By the Shores of Silver Lake
The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as they move from their little house on the banks of Plum Creek to the wilderness of the unsettled Dakota Territory. Here Pa works on the new railroad until he finds a homestead claim that is perfect for their new little house. Laura takes... show more
The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as they move from their little house on the banks of Plum Creek to the wilderness of the unsettled Dakota Territory. Here Pa works on the new railroad until he finds a homestead claim that is perfect for their new little house. Laura takes her first train ride as she, her sisters, and their mother come out to live with Pa on the shores of Silver Lake. After a lonely winter in the surveyors' house, Pa puts up the first building in what will soon be a brand-new town on the beautiful shores of Silver Lake. The Ingallses' covered-wagon travels are finally over.
Publish date: April 8th 2008
Pages no: 291
Edition language: English
Series: Little House (#5)
Another interesting read in the Little House series. Sigourney remains fascinated by everything Laura. And I'm loving the example Laura sets for young girls. Sure, everyone in the family needs to chip in on chores, and teaching and child-raising are extremely important jobs. But in no way should a g...
I really love the pioneer spirit in this novel. It is even stronger than in Little House on the Prairie. I was feeling with the family and especially with Laura much more than in the previous books. I so hoped that things would turn out alright for them especially when Laura's father gets his claim....
This is very obviously a 'transitional' book where Laura has to get her and her family from one place to the next but not much happens. It's a true sign of a good author, however, when even books where 'not much happens' are well worth reading :)
One of the few books I read in elementary school. I still remember bits and pieces of it. I loved this series.
Second Grade, my friend and I sat by the brick wall and read every little house on the prairie book together during every recess. We just found each other again via Facebook. She remembers those times.